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  • Stuttgart/Reutlingen, May 23, 2022 - Daimler Truck AG will become a major anchor shareholder in German high-tech engineering company Manz AG (https://www.manz.com) through a capital increase of around ten percent, subject to approval by the relevant antitrust authorities. In addition, in a first step both companies have signed a cooperation agreement on a strategic partnership to establish a pilot line for the production of lithium-ion battery cells and for the assembly of batteries at Daimler Truck’s Mannheim site.
  • Stuttgart, May 17, 2022 - Daimler Truck Holding AG ("Daimler Truck") has made a positive start to the new year with growth in unit sales, revenue and EBIT (adjusted). The company was able to increase its Group unit sales significantly year-on-year to 109,000 units in Q1 2022 (+ 8%, Q1 2021: 101,000 units). Despite ongoing supply bottlenecks, Daimler Truck was able to benefit from the strong demand situation in the first quarter.
  • Stuttgart, Mar 24, 2022 - Daimler Truck Holding AG (“Daimler Truck”) successfully kept its focus on working to improve its overall profitability in 2021. With its approach of a strict fixed cost discipline the company achieved its financial targets for 2021 despite significant supply chain headwinds.
  • Stuttgart/ Bangalore, Mar 8, 2022 - Daimler Truck Holding AG (“Daimler Truck”), one of the leading global commercial vehicle manufacturers, launched the product engineering and IT center Daimler Truck Innovation Center India (DTICI) in Bangalore, India. With DTICI, Daimler Truck is creating a new, company-owned incubator in which scalable innovations for the global product portfolio will be created in the future.
  • Stuttgart, Mar 4, 2022 - The Daimler Truck Holding AG (“Daimler Truck”) will move up to the DAX stock index effective on March 21. This was announced by Deutsche Börse late yesterday evening after close of trading in the US. Deutsche Börse decides on changes to the index composition twice a year in March and September.
  • Stuttgart / Wörth / Kempten, Feb 28, 2022 - One of the first battery-electric Mercedes-Benz eActros out of series production is going to the logistics service provider Dachser. Karin Rådström, CEO of Mercedes-Benz Trucks, personally handed over an eActros 300 to Stefan Hohm, Chief Development Officer (CDO) and member of the Dachser Board of Management, during a customer meeting in Wörth am Rhein.
  • Stuttgart / Wörth, Feb 28, 2022 - he first all-electric series-produced eActros from the Mercedes-Benz plant in Wörth am Rhein is now in customer hands: Karin Rådström, CEO Mercedes-Benz Trucks, has handed over an eActros 300 for heavy-duty distribution transport to the logistics service provider DB Schenker.
  • Stuttgart, Feb 11, 2022 - Which technology drives a CO2-neutral future? No question currently occupies the truck industry, the energy sector and politics like this one. Daimler Truck has clearly set its strategic course and is consistently pursuing a dual-track strategy in the electrification of its portfolio with both battery-electric and hydrogen-based drives.
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  • Stuttgart/Portland, Jan 31, 2022 - Daimler Truck North America LLC (DTNA), NextEra Energy Resources, LLC and BlackRock Renewable Power (BlackRock) today announced that they have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to lay the foundation for a joint venture (JV) to design, develop, install and operate a high-performance, nationwide U.S. charging network for medium- and heavy-duty battery electric and hydrogen fuel cell vehicles.
  • Stuttgart, Jan 18, 2022 - Daimler Truck significantly increased its group sales in the past fiscal year. With 455,000 units, approximately 20% more trucks and buses were sold worldwide in 2021 compared to prior-year level.
  • Stuttgart / München / Göteborg, Schweden, Dec 16, 2021 - The three leading commercial vehicle manufacturers Daimler Truck, the TRATON GROUP and Volvo Group have now signed a binding agreement to create a joint venture (JV) to install and operate a high-performance public charging network for battery electric, heavy-duty long-haul trucks and coaches across Europe.
  • Stuttgart/Frankfurt, Dec 10, 2021 - Today's first day of trading on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange marks the start of a new era for Daimler Truck. Following the spin-off from Daimler AG, today's first day of listing symbolizes Daimler Truck's embarkment into unrestricted entrepreneurial independence.
  • Stuttgart/Beijing, Nov 16, 2021 - The Board of Management of Daimler Truck AG has appointed Dr. Holger Scherr as the new President and CEO of the Chinese joint venture Beijing Foton Daimler Automotive Co. Ltd. (BFDA).
  • Stuttgart, Oct 29, 2021 - Achim Puchert (42), currently Head of the sales organization Daimler Trucks & Buses Overseas (DTO) and Head of International Sales, Marketing & Customer Services at Daimler Trucks Asia, will become the new Head of Mercedes-Benz do Brasil Ltda, responsible for the Latin America region of Mercedes-Benz Trucks and Buses, with a planned start date of 1 January 2022.
  • Stuttgart (Germany), Oct 29, 2021 - Daimler AG‘s (ticker symbol: DAI) business performance demonstrated resilience in the third quarter ending September 30, 2021. Despite considerably lower production and sales due to the semiconductor shortage, revenue remained at the prior-year level.
  • Stuttgart, Oct 28, 2021 - On its way to the expected listing on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange by the end of this year, Daimler Truck had approached S&P Global Ratings (S&P) and Moody’s Investor Service (Moody’s) for setting up first time credit ratings.
  • Stuttgart, Oct 13, 2021 - In the current episode of his podcast Transportation Matters, Martin Daum, CEO of Daimler Truck AG, talks with Austin Russell, CEO of Luminar Technologies. Luminar is a U.S. based high-tech specialist in the field of autonomous driving.
  • Stuttgart (Germany), Oct 1, 2021 - At the virtual Extraordinary General Meeting of Daimler AG (ticker symbol DAI) on 1 October 2021, the shareholders decided by an overwhelming majority on the historic realignment of the company.
  • Stuttgart (Germany), Oct 1, 2021 - At the virtual Extraordinary General Meeting this Friday, Daimler AG (ticker symbol DAI) is setting the course for a historic realignment of the company.
  • Stuttgart, Sep 27, 2021 - Daimler Truck announces the appointment of two important key positions in the finance division. Claus Bässler will take charge of overall management of the “Treasury & Tax” unit at Daimler Truck AG on December 1, 2021.
  • Stuttgart, Sep 16, 2021 - After 35 years in various management positions in the Daimler Group, Hartmut Schick (59), Member of the Board of Management of Daimler Truck AG, responsible for Daimler Trucks Asia, will retire on December 31, 2021.
  • Stuttgart, Sep 15, 2021 - Climate change and the digital transformation present challenges to companies from all industries, which involve huge investment costs and demand distinct innovative power.
  • Stuttgart, Sep 1, 2021 - The Board of Management, General Works Council and World Employee Committee of Daimler AG and the international trade union federation IndustriALL Global Union have adopted the Principles of Social Responsibility and Human Rights.
  • Stuttgart/Wörth am Rhein, Aug 12, 2021 - Tobias Wöllmer from the Gressel haulage company in Neustadt an der Aisch recently collected his Actros Edition 2 from the Customer Centre at the Mercedes-Benz plant in Wörth. The driver now drives a special model limited to 400 units.
  • Stuttgart, Aug 4, 2021 - What does "diversity" mean and how important is this topic for companies? Where are the greatest potential and opportunities? Today diversity is being discussed particularly in the business environment. Martin Daum, CEO of Daimler Truck AG, and Ana-Cristina Grohnert, Chairperson of Charta der Vielfalt e.V. (German diversity charter) are agreed:
  • Stuttgart (Germany), Jul 30, 2021 - The Board of Management and Supervisory Board of Daimler AG (ticker symbol DAI) have given the go-ahead for the company’s historic realignment and the ongoing roadmap.
  • Stuttgart, Jul 29, 2021 - Counterfeit products are not only illegal, they also endanger the health and safety of car drivers and other road users.
  • Stuttgart, Jul 21, 2021 - New members are to be elected to the Supervisory Board of Daimler AG. In the context of the planned Group’s realignment with the spin-off of Daimler Truck, two of the current members of Daimler’s Supervisory Board – Marie Wieck and Joe Kaeser – will give up their mandates focussing henceforth on the Supervisory Board of the stock-listed Daimler Truck.
  • Stuttgart, Jul 21, 2021 - A successful era is coming to an end at Daimler AG. After 13 years on the Board of Management and 37 years at the company, Wilfried Porth is stepping down from his position in December 2021. This is at his own request at a time of realignment for Daimler AG with the planned spin-off of Daimler Truck.
  • Stuttgart (Germany), Jul 21, 2021 - Daimler AG (ticker symbol: DAI) today reported its results for the second quarter, which ended June 30, 2021. The Group’s total unit sales increased by 36% to 736,400 passenger cars and commercial vehicles (Q2 2020: 541,800).
  • Stuttgart/Wörth/Düsseldorf , Jul 19, 2021 - Daimler AG is helping the population in North Rhine-Westphalia, Rhineland-Palatinate and other regions, which are in need following heavy flooding.
  • Stuttgart, Jul 16, 2021 - Ola Källenius, Chairman of the Board of Management of Daimler AG and Mercedes-Benz AG, and Martin Daum, Member of the Board of Management of Daimler AG and Chairman of the Board of Management of Daimler Truck AG, have honoured the American steel supplier Big River Steel (BRS) for the exceptionally sustainable production of steel.
  • Stuttgart, Germany , Jul 15, 2021 - Mercedes-Benz Cars & Vans achieved strong results in the second quarter thanks to convincing products, favorable product mix, pricing and ongoing cost discipline.
  • Stuttgart, Jul 12, 2021 - In the latest episode of his podcast Transportation Matters, Martin Daum, Chairman of the Board of Management at Daimler Truck AG, speaks with EU Commissioner for Transport, Adina Vălean.
  • Stuttgart, Jul 5, 2021 - The three leading commercial vehicle manufacturers Daimler Truck, the TRATON GROUP and Volvo Group have signed a non-binding agreement to install and operate a high-performance public charging network for battery electric heavy-duty long-haul trucks and coaches across Europe.
  • Stuttgart, Jul 1, 2021 - After more than 30 years in a wide variety of management positions in the Daimler Group, Sven Ennerst (57), Member of the Board of Management of Daimler Truck AG and Head of the Global Product Engineering & Procurement organization as well as Daimler Trucks China, will retire at the end of 2021.
  • Stuttgart, Jun 14, 2021 - After more than 25 years, Kurt Schäfer (61), Head of Treasury Daimler AG, is ending his career in the company’s Finance department and will retire on 31 December 2021. Steffen Hoffmann (51), Head of Investor Relations Daimler AG, will take over as Head of Treasury on 1 September 2021 in addition to his current responsibilities.
  • Stuttgart, Jun 14, 2021 - On June 30, Mercedes-Benz Trucks will celebrate the world premiere of its battery-powered eActros for heavy-duty distribution. With the presentation of the first series-produced electric truck bearing the star logo, Mercedes-Benz Trucks will usher in a new era and underscore its commitment to locally CO2-neutral road transport.
  • Stuttgart, Jun 2, 2021 - The current episode of the CEO Podcast Transportation Matters is about CO2-neutral freight transport of the future. The focus is on CO2 pricing – because besides the right vehicle technology and the necessary charging and refueling infrastructure, economy is a central factor for truck customers.
  • Stuttgart, May 20, 2021 - Today Daimler Truck hosted its inaugural Strategy Day, setting out its ambitions as an independent company and its plans to unlock its full potential, both operationally and financially.
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